Articles by Dr. Chris

Pain Above Left Hip – Causes and Other Symptoms

Pain that is localized to one area of the body, like above the left hip in this case, usually indicates a problem in that area. The pain may be superficial, where it felt in the surface such as on or just under the skin above and/or around the left hip. At other times the pain may be felt deeper in this region, which >> Read More ...

Burst Bowels – Causes of Small or Large Bowel Tears

The small and large intestines (bowels) are the longest parts of the gastrointestinal tract. It carries partially digested food from the stomach through a windy path during which it is digested further and water and wastes added before stool is passed out of the rectum. The distance of this intestinal transit is about 7 >> Read More ...

Frontal Headache – Causes Pain in Front of Head (Above Eyes)

A headache may affect every person at some point in their life but 1 in 5 adolescents and adults suffer with regular headaches. In the United States this accounts for as much as 4% of emergency room visits and is one of the top ten reasons for doctor visits. Headaches tend to be more common among females, affecting about 3 >> Read More ...

Signs of DVT, Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis and PTS

CA blood clot is the body’s way of stopping bleeding and is ultimately a life-saving process. However, when a blood clot forms at the wrong place and at the wrong time, it can be dangerous and even deadly. Blood clots within an intact blood vessel reduces blood flow and can sometimes completely block an artery or >> Read More ...

Irritable Bladder – Meaning, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Most people are accustomed to what can be termed as normal bladder habit. This includes the urge to urinate several times in a day with passing urine anywhere from 5 to 10 times within a 24 hour period. There is no discomfort or pain when urinating and the urine is passed out with relative ease. The color and sometimes >> Read More ...

Uric Acid Kidney Stones Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention

Stones are hard masses that can form at several sites in the body. The kidneys are one of the commonly affected organs with regards to stone formation. These stones can affect children and adults. Overall kidney stones will affect about 12% of American men and 7% of American women in their lifetime. Most of these stones >> Read More ...

Burning Lungs Feeling, Pain – Causes and Other Symptoms

Chest pain is not an uncommon symptom and depending on other symptoms as well as risk factors, it can be a very serious of a potentially life threatening condition. From heartburn to heart attacks and respiratory infections, chest pain on its own can be difficult to diagnose. The nature of the pain may sometimes help. For >> Read More ...

Menstrual Diarrhea (with Monthly Periods) Causes and Remedies

Diarrhea can arise for may different reasons. Often it is due to infections. However, when the exact cause of diarrhea cannot be conclusively identified yet it tends to arise with certain other conditions or symptoms then it may be correlated. Diarrhea that occurs during menstruation (monthly periods in females) may be >> Read More ...

Bowel Spasms – Symptoms and Causes of Intestial Spasm

Every person experiences abdominal pain occasionally throughout life. This may be related to a disease of the bowels. However, the host of different organs in the abdominal cavity can make it difficult to differentiate bowel problems from other abdominal conditions. The reason for this pain may vary but sometimes it can be >> Read More ...
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